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Forward Motion, Feb. 2012

Mobility 21 Fights for Transportation, Jobs in Washington, D.C. Members of Mobility 21, Southern California’s transportation advocacy coalition, met with key legislators and policy makers this week amidst intense federal transportation bill negotiations during an advocacy trip to Washington, D.C. Transportation executives and business leaders called on members of Congress to pass the urgently-needed transportation […]

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Forward Motion, Jan. 2012

Get Noticed with Mobility 21 California Transportation Commission Receptions 5:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 Academy Ballroom 2, Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel Register | Sponsor | Event Flyer Co-Hosts: Metro, FAST 5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 Orange County, location TBD Co-Hosts: OCTA, OCMoves and WTS-OC The who’s who of transportation throughout California will gather to honor […]

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Forward Motion, Dec. 2011

Chairman Mica’s New Direction for Federal Transportation Policy As we anxiously await the release of the House Transportation & Infrastructure’s version of the surface transportation reauthorization, Chairman John Mica took the time to answer a few questions about his vision to reduce red tape and get people and goods moving in Southern California. M 21: How will […]

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Mobility 21 Warns Against West Coast Port Shutdown

Social media outlets and law enforcement report that organizers of the “West Coast Port Shutdown” are planning to gather at the Harry Bridges Park near the Queen Mary on the morning of Monday, Dec. 12. This group, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, has made a call to shutdown what they are referring […]

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Forward Motion, Nov. 2011

Construction on the Rice Avenue / US-101 Interchange will improve access to the Port of Hueneme in Ventura County. Talking Transportation With Ventura County’s Darren Kettle In this month’s interview with a top transportation leader, Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) Executive Director and Mobility 21 Board Member Darren Kettle shares the latest transportation news in Ventura […]

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What Are You Thankful For?

Sometimes it’s easy to forget about all of the great transportation innovations and options we currently have in Southern California. While improving transportation is the name of the game for Mobility 21, this is the time of year when we think about what we’re most thankful for. So, tell us — when it comes to […]

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Forward Motion, Oct. 2011

Caltrans on Balancing Challenges and Opportunities: Interview with Malcolm Dougherty This month we’re turning our attention to the California Department of Transportation, better known as Caltrans, for a behind-the-scenes look at what’s going on at the state level of transportation.  In the 2010-11 fiscal year, Caltrans planned to deliver 346 projects worth $3.9 billion. Statewide, […]

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Traffic in Southern California and Keeping our Economy Moving

Did you run any errands in the past week? Maybe to Target, Kohl’s or even Lowe’s? If you’re like me, no weekend is complete without a trip to Target to pick up a few things. My husband and I are remodeling our house, so date nights usually end up at Lowe’s or Home Depot to […]

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Forward Motion, Sept. 2011

Mobility 21 Hosts Largest One-Day Transportation Conference in California Earlier this month, Mobility 21 held the 10th annual Southern California Transportation Summit. More than 1,000 transportation, business and elected leaders converged on the JW Marriott at L.A. Live to pledge their commitment to job creation for Southern California by aggressively pursuing and delivering state and […]

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10th Anniversary Summit in the Rearview Mirror: What Stood Out

Now that the dust has settled from the 2011 Southern California Transportation Summit hosted by Mobility 21, I can reflect a little on this year’s event, and start to dream about how to make your experience next year that much better.  So we tried a little something new this year: interactive polling in the general […]

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